2. Identify the signs/symptoms associated with each type of abuse: Physical abuse: Series of unexplained falls or major injuries, Injuries/bruises at different Stages of healing, Bruising in unusual sites e.g. inner arms, thighs, Abrasions, Teeth indentations, Injuries to head or face, Client very passive. Sexual abuse: Change in behaviour, overt sexual behaviour or language, Difficulty in Walking, sitting, Injuries to genital and/or anal area. Emotional/psychological: Withdrawal, depression, Cowering and fearfulness, Change in sleep Patterns, Agitation, confusion, change in behaviour also Change in appetite/weight.
Identifying signs and symptoms of the different types of abuse: * Physical abuse-unexplained falls or major injuries, injuries/bruise at different stages of healing, bruise in unusual places e.g. thighs, inner arm, teeth indentations, abrasions, very passive and injury’s to the face. * Sexual abuse-injuries to genital and anal areas change in behaviour, overt sexual language or behaviour, difficulty in walking and sitting. * Neglect-isolation, lack of hygiene, food, heating, clothes, comfort, medication and to prevent client to have access to services. * Psychological abuse-change in appetite, weight, sleep patterns and a change in behaviour e.g.
Financial abuse Theft, Fraud, Exploitation, The misuse or misappropriation of property, possessions or financial assets that have been placed in a persons trust. . Institutional abuse Not being given choice over daily decisions, Withholding information, Freedom to go out, Privacy and dignity are ignored, Personal affects and correspondence withheld or controlled by staff, Excessive doses of medication used to control behaviour and mood, Complaints ignored or deliberately doctored. . Self neglect Ignoring medical needs or advice, Failure to wash or bath, Isolate from support networks, Poor diet or refusal of food, .
This can include intimidation, humiliation, shouting, swearing, emotional blackmail and denial of basic human rights. Using racist language, preventing someone from enjoying activities and or meeting friends. Financial abuse. Financial abuse is the exploitation of vulnerable people through the misuse of their money, property, possessions, or by having their access to material goods restricted by another person. Financial or material abuse can take the form of fraud, theft or using of the vulnerable adults property without their permission.
Hsc 024 Principles of safeguarding and protection and social care 1.1 Define the following types of abuse: -Physical abuse This involves contact intended to cause physical suffering or bodily harm, injury and intended to cause feelings of intimidation. Examples being forceful restraint, kicking ,slapping, pinching. -Sexual abuse This is the forcing of unwanted sexual behaviour by one person to another. This can be physical or even forcing someone to watch pornographic films or indecent images. -Emotional/psychological abuse This may involve acts (or threats) to make someone feel humiliated, or cause mental harm, physical harm.
Physical abuse is the act of violence on an individual that causes pain. A number of different signs can indicate that a service user is being physically abused. The main signs are physical marks or injuries such as bruises, burns and fractures. In addition to this the service users behaviour can change such as becoming more shy, hesitant quiet and withdrawn. Depression is a common consequence of being physically abused as the service user is normally too scared or vulnerable to speak up and ask for help.
Types of sexual abuse are rape, sexual assault, touching and fondling, offensive or inappropriate language or involving an individual in the making and/or showing of pornography. • Emotional/psychological abuse. This is behaviour that has a harmful effect on the person’s emotional health and development or any form of mental cruelty. Some participating factors of emotional/psychological abuse maybe threats of harm or abandonment, being deprived of social or any other sort of contact, humiliation, blaming, controlling, verbal abuse, bullying or behaviour that undermines the adults self-esteem and results in them being less able to protect themselves. • Financial abuse.
Unit 4-Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care. There are several different types of abuse; physical Abuse, this could be hitting, shaking, and biting, scalding, force feeding or any other physical harm to a person. Sexual Abuse, this could be forcing an individual to be part of a sexual activity or behaving in a sexual inappropriate way. Penetrative acts or non-penetrative acts and viewing inappropriate sexual activity on the internet are all types of sexual abuse. Emotional/psychological abuse, this could be bullying, threatening behaviour, lowering self esteem, exploitation, verbal abuse and swearing.
Change in behaviour. Emotional/Psychological Abuse: To speak or treat a person in a way that causes them distress or emotional pain. To ignore a person to cause them upset. Signs of this can be change in behaviour, become withdrawn. Financial Abuse: To take money or possessions from a person without their consent.
204 A1 Physical abuse signs and symptoms: inappropriate use of restraint, rough handling, force feeding, punching, slapping, pinching, kicking, biting even misusing someone’s medication is a form of physical abuse. This could lead to the person becoming withdrawn and quiet, aggressive or angry for no obvious reason. They could start to look unkempt, dirty or thinner than usual. There could be sudden changes in their normal behaviour and character. Unexplained bruises, fractures or the same injures happening again and again.